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What are good lunch ideas for lactose intolerant kids?

What are good lunch ideas for lactose intolerant kids?

Any non dairy: Milk intolerance is widespread. Oddly enough we are the only species that i know of that drinks the milk of another species as a dietary staple. Hormones are given to cows and antibiotics are given to prevent udder infection. These are passed on to the child in the milk. I have seen a hyperactive child become normal within 5 days of stopping milk drinking. ...Read more

Lactose (Definition)

Found in milk. Lactose is a large sugar molecule that is made up of two smaller sugar molecules, glucose and galactose. In order for lactose to be absorbed from the intestine and into the body, it must first be split into glucose and galactose. The glucose and galactose are then absorbed by the cells lining the small intestine. The enzyme that splits lactose into glucose ...Read more


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Could you tell me what are good lunch ideas for lactose intolerant children?

Could you tell me what are good lunch ideas for lactose intolerant children?

There are many foods: The university of rochester medical center pediatric nutrition web page has a long list of lactose-free foods (plus things to avoid): www.Urmc.Rochester.Edu/childrens-hospital/nutrition/lactose-free.Cfm lactose intolerant persons (over age 3 yrs) can always take lactaid chewables or tablets with meals or snacks that contain lactose. Lactaid milk is fine, and comes as whole, lowfat, or nonfat milk. ...Read more

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What are healthy snacks for someone who is lactose intolerant?

What are healthy snacks for someone who is lactose intolerant?

Fruit: fruit are healthy snacks and they are lactose free. Have an orange, apple, banana, peach, nectarine. They are all high in fiber, low in simple sugars. ...Read more

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I have dermatitis herpetiformis. What foods are safe for a lactose intolerant to eat?

I have dermatitis herpetiformis. What foods are safe for a lactose intolerant to eat?

? celiac: Do you have celiac disease? If so then a gluten free diet would be encouraged. Lactose intolerat patients do poorly with dairy products. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms for a gluten intolerance? (im already vegetarian and lactose intolderant)

What are some symptoms for a gluten intolerance? (im already vegetarian and lactose intolderant)

Great variety: Common symptoms of gluten sensitivity include diarrhea, constipation, gas, bloating, cramping, fatigue, headaches including migraines, muscle ; joint pains, anxiety ; depression.While less than 1% of people have celiac disease, 10-20% may gave gluten intolerance.The best way to tell is avoidance ; challenge.See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/038170_gluten_sensitivity_symptoms_intolerance.Html; comment:. ...Read more

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What are some gluten and wheat free breakfast ideas?

What are some gluten and wheat free breakfast ideas?

Gluten-Free Diet: A few gluten-free suggestions are hard boiled eggs, omelet, fruits, meats, cheeses, yogurt, green smoothie, tofu scramble,etc. ...Read more

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What are some healthy lunch/snack ideas for school?

What are some healthy lunch/snack ideas for school?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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What are portable lunch ideas for a fussy eater?

What are portable lunch ideas for a fussy eater?

Nutrition: Fussy eaters do best when they are engaged with the choice. Ideas include string cheese, apple slices and peanut butter (for no allergy kids), shell macaroni (in a warmed small thermos), boxed milk, protein bars, and a variety of fruits and vegetables. Find 2-3 choices and rotate and establish a regular day routine so they are not surprised. Let them help pack the lunch the evening before! ...Read more

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What snacks and drinks are safe for celiac in child?

What snacks and drinks are safe for celiac in child?

Gluten-free: A celiac disease child needs to avoid gluten. Ingredient lists are on the packaging and online. ...Read more

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I have oral allergy syndrome, so what are some healthy alternatives for snacks?

I have oral allergy syndrome, so what are some healthy alternatives for snacks?

Cook the food: Oral allergy syndrome can be caused by a large variety of foods, so the answer to your question depends on the foods that bother you. Most foods that cause oral allergy syndrome are due to proteins that are destroyed by heat, so cooking the food may solve the problem. ...Read more

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What to do about severe lactose intolerance? Are lactaid milks ok to drink?

What to do about severe lactose intolerance?  Are lactaid milks ok to drink?

Yes: Avoid foods containing lactose (dairy), lactaid should be fine because it does not contain lactose. ...Read more

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What are some good-tasting, healthy after school snacks for children?

What are some good-tasting, healthy after school snacks for children?

Fruits, granola: You can make a variety of fruit snacks, or veggie snacks with a bit of dressing, or have your kids pick out items to make their own granola mixes. Plain air popped pop corn is always fun as you can add different accent spices on them to keep it healthy. ...Read more

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Is soy milk bad for toddlers who are lactose intolerant?

Is soy milk bad for toddlers who are lactose intolerant?

Fine: Soy or almond milk are both usually lactose free. Lactaid or similar cow milk products are produced with the missing enzyme in the milk, so lactose sensitive people can use them without problems. ...Read more

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Lactose Intolerance (Definition)

A condition in which a person doesn't have the ability to fully digest milk sugar ...Read more